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GORAKHPUR, INDIA


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Elevation: 259 feet     Latitude: 26 44N     Longitude: 083 26E
Köppen Classification: Humid Subtropical Climate

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This climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. This climate type is found on the eastern sides of the continents between 20° and 35° N and S latitude. In summer, these regions are largely under the influence of moist, maritime airflow from the western side of the subtropical anticyclonic cells over low-latitude ocean waters. Temperatures are high and can lead to warm, oppressive nights. Summers are usually somewhat wetter than winters, with much of the rainfall coming from convectional thunderstorm activity; tropical cyclones also enhance warm-season rainfall in some regions. The coldest month is usually quite mild, although frosts are not uncommon, and winter precipitation is derived primarily from frontal cyclones along the polar front.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa". (Humid Subtropical Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Gorakhpur is 77.7°F (25.4°C). The warmest month, on average, is May with an average temperature of 89.4°F (31.9°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 61.0°F (16.1°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Gorakhpur is 115.0°F (46.1°C), which was recorded in June. The lowest recorded temperature in Gorakhpur is 84.0°F (28.9°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Gorakhpur is 48.8" (1239.5 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is July with 13.5" (342.9 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is November with an average of 0.2" (5.1 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 63.3 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in August with 15.5 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in November with 0.5 days of rain.



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